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How to prevent Varicose Veins when your pregnant

Posted on Feb 16th, 2014

Article Source: Fox News Add one more thing to the list of changes that can happen when you’re pregnant: varicose veins. Those twisted, bulging, swollen veins that show up on the legs and on other parts of the body, too. Sure, they're not pretty, but the good news is that they aren’t harmful. Varicose veins are fairly common— up to 55 percent of women will have varicose veins in their lifetimes, according to the American College of Phlebology. Find out why varicose veins…

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Fight Heart Disease in Women | Go Red for Women

Posted on Feb 12th, 2014

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What you should know about pregnancy after 40

Posted on Feb 1st, 2014

Article Source: Elle Magazine Whether you were building your career, searching for the right guy, or just weren’t ready to start a family until now, you’re definitely not alone. The birth rate for women ages 40 to 44 increased by 3 percent from 2008 to 2009, the most recent year for which data is available, which is the highest jump since the late '60s, according to the CDC. While waiting makes good sense both financially and emotionally, you’ve likely experienced or considered the…

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Fight Heart Disease in Women | Go Red for Women

Posted on Feb 12th, 2014

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Get your Flu Vaccine for 2013-2014 | Don’t hesitate. Vaccinate!

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2013

Article Source: OBGYN News Vaccination against the flu is on an upswing in the United States, with more than half of eligible children receiving the vaccine last year, but it’s important to keep the momentum going and encourage early vaccination this season, according to a panel of health care professionals. "Don’t hesitate, vaccinate," said Dr. Howard K. Koh, assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services. Dr. Koh was one of several health…

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IVF Most Cost-Effective Treatment for Unexplained Infertility

Posted on Sep 24th, 2013

John P. Geisler, MD, and Hahn Cottrell, MD, discuss their research that found skipping straight to in vitro fertilization was the most cost-effective route to having a baby in patients with unexplained…

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